Santa Pocket Ornament

Materials

  • Winter White 25-Count Evenweave (#3865) (DMC), 7”x7”
  • 6-strand Embroidery, Satin and Light Effects Floss in colors listed on chart (DMC)
  • #4 Very Fine Braid (Kreinik Manufacturing)
  • Iron-on interfacing, 7”x7”
  • Coordinating fabric: 6”x6”; 6”x12”
  • Ecru braided cord, 3/8 yd.

Tools

  • Tapestry needle (DMC), #24
  • Sewing needle and thread

Directions

STEP 1

  • Fold Aida cloth in half and in half again opposite way to find center. Mark center with contrasting thread.

STEP 2

  • Using two strands of floss, Satin Floss or Light Effects, and one strand braid, cross stitch design centered on one piece of evenweave.

STEP 3

  • Backstitch design with one strand 310.

STEP 4

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to apply iron-on interfacing to wrong side of stitching; trim to 6”x6”.

STEP 5

  • With right sides together, sew front to 6”x6” fabric along sides and bottom edges to form pocket. Turn right side out. Press raw top edge under 1/4”.

STEP 6

  • Tack ends of braid over seams at top edge.

STEP 7

  • Fold lining in half, right sides together. Sew along side edges. Press raw edge under 1/4”.

STEP 8

  • Insert lining into pocket, wrong sides together. Tack lining to pocket around top edge.
by Lois Winston for The DMC Corporation

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4607/4addb03f-d1c9-4cdb-84a8-29aff70f6889.pdf



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Santa Pocket Ornament
Santa Pocket Ornament